Of recent, Apple revealed iOS 9 giving a preview of new iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® software that will be available very soon. In the new iOS devices become more intelligent and proactive with powerful search and improved Siri® features — all without compromising users’ privacy.
iPad will come with a multitasking feature designed to allow you work with two apps simultaneously, , side-by-side or with the new Picture-in-Picture feature, to keep watching a video while browsing the web, composing email or using any other app.
According to Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering, “iOS 9 is packed with more intelligence throughout, and delivers big updates to the apps customers use most — Maps supports public transit, a redesigned Notes app provides great new ways to capture ideas, and a beautiful News app delivers content that’s personalized to your interests,”
New Features include:-
In new design iOS 9 it will easily learn what you do, want, visit most, do most with your gadget, either iPad, iPhone or iPod touch and it helps you get it faster. The iOS 9 will contextual reminders and new ways to search photos and videos. Proactive assistance presents the most relevant information without compromising users’ privacy and suggests actions at a particular moment even before you start typing automatically suggesting apps to launch or people to contact based on usage patterns, and notifying you when you need to leave for appointments, taking into account traffic conditions.
New iPad Features
With a simple swipe, the new Slide Over feature lets you simultaneously work in a second app without leaving the first. And with a quick tap, you can access the new Split View feature so you can work in two apps at the same time, side-by-side. Picture-in-Picture lets you continue a FaceTime® call or video while using your favorite apps. These new multitasking features are supported by built-in Apple apps, and APIs make it easy for third-party developers to add support into their own apps. Typing is faster and easier with an all-new Shortcut Bar that displays actions tailored for the app you are in, and new Multi-Touch™ gestures make it even easier to select and edit text.
iOS 9 APIs and tools for developers include:
- extensible search that deep links directly to content within third-party apps;
- GameplayKit and Model I/O for building better games and ReplayKit for recording gameplay;
- new HomeKit profiles for motorized windows and shades, motion sensors and home security systems;
- wireless CarPlay™ and support for auto manufacturers to develop apps within CarPlay; and
- new HealthKit data points for reproductive health, UV exposure, water intake and sedentary state
iOS 9 makes the foundation of iOS even stronger with refinements including battery optimization that provides a typical user with an additional hour of battery life**, and a low-power mode to help further extend battery life. Software updates require less space to install and an Install Later feature can perform updates to your device when it’s not in use. Enhanced security features in iOS 9 keep your devices and Apple ID secure by strengthening the passcode that protects your devices and improving two-factor authentication by building it directly into iOS, making it harder for others to gain unauthorized access to your Apple ID.